Sacred Music in the Soviet Era

                        The Canticum Novum Singers and The Russian Chamber Chorus of New York are joining forces to present one of the great a cappella works of the late 20th-century choral repertoire, Alfred Schnittke's Concerto for Choir. The Schnittke Concerto, coming out of a tradition of Russian choral concerti, is the major work in the concert entitled "Sacred Music in the Soviet Era," to be presented on Saturday, May 15 at 8:00 PM at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 552 West End Avenue at 87th Street, and on Sunday, May 16 at 3:00 PM, at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church…

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Deliverance Through Devotion

  Deliverance Through Devotion is an evening of music and lectures at St. Vartan Cathedral, 630 Second Avenue, New York, NY. The Canticum Novum under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum will perform works by Andriasov, Pärt, Murov, Popovici, and Schnittke. The evening honors the work of artists from five different ethnic backgrounds, Armenian, Estonian, Russian, Romanian, and Jewish, whose works were banned or controversial due to their connection with or influence from the Orthodox Church.   Tickets: $30 General Admission  $15 Students and Seniors    For tickets call: 646-450-4077 or email here   Download the Concert Poster  –  English | Russian

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Reeves Takes First Prize in the 2010 New York Virtuoso Singers Compitition

                      The New York Virtuoso Singers has become this country's leading exponent of contemporary choral music. Although the chorus performs music of all periods, its emphasis is on commissioning, performing, and recording the music of living composers. The New York Virtuoso Singers are pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Composer Competition:

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